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Muhlenberg County educator selected for Teacher Hall of Fame

A Muhlenberg County educator has been selected for the eighth class of the Gov. Louie B. Nunn Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame. The statewide selection committee has chosen Mary K. Armstrong of Central City for induction into the Gov. Louie B. Nunn Kentucky Teacher Hall of Fame. The 2015 induction ceremony is scheduled for Feb. […]

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WKU honors 30 students from 9 northern Kentucky schools

WKU honored 30 students from nine high schools in the northern Kentucky area for their academic achievements. In eight luncheons held around the state this fall, WKU recognized about 500 outstanding high school seniors. The following students were honored Nov. 18 at Receptions in Erlanger: Beechwood High School: Kendall Miller, Margaret Spencer, Meredith Sweasy. Bishop […]

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WKU honored in PMA’s annual Markie Awards competition

WKU brought home a lion’s share of the Markie Awards from the Bowling Green chapter of the Professional Marketing Association. WKU divisions won a total of 11 gold and 12 silver Markies in the annual competition. The results were announced Tuesday (Nov. 18). The Division of Public Affairs won gold in the Marketing Campaign, Newsletter, […]

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WKU hosting FIRST® LEGO® League Qualifying Tournament Nov. 22

Students on 11 teams from Bowling Green, Franklin, Hopkinsville, Leitchfield, Louisville, Morgantown and Mount Washington will compete in a FIRST® LEGO® League Regional Qualifying Tournament on Saturday (Nov. 22) at WKU’s Knicely Conference Center. The tournament will begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude with an awards ceremony at 2:45 p.m. Admission is free and open […]

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10 WKU faculty selected for spring program to South Africa

2nd annual ZSEIFS part of 2015-16 International Year Of… program Ten WKU faculty members have been selected to participate in the second annual Zuheir Sofia Endowed International Faculty Seminar (ZSEIFS). Led by Biology Professor Mike Stokes, administered by the Office of International Programs (OIP), and made possible by the generous support of the participants’ academic […]

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Parking/traffic information for WKU football vs. UTSA on Nov. 22

One win away from bowl eligibility for the fourth consecutive season, the WKU football team (5-5, 2-4 Conference USA) welcomes UTSA (3-7, 2-4 C-USA) to Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium at 11 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 22). The game will air on the Fox Sports Network and the Hilltopper IMG Radio Network. Game and ticket information During […]

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WKU Counseling & Testing Center receives funding for community awareness project

WKU’s Counseling and Testing Center has received funding from the National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators (NAVAA) through a grant from the Office for Victims of Crime, within the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, to promote community awareness of crime victims’ rights and services during 2015 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. The […]

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WKU forensics team wins tournaments in Tennessee & Ohio

Members of the WKU forensics team traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, and Bowling Green, Ohio, to compete in four tournaments the weekend of Nov. 15-16. At Bowling Green State University, the team won the overall team sweepstakes championship, beating 19 schools, which included Eastern Michigan University, University of Michigan and Ohio State University. Additionally, sophomore Jackson […]

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WKU weather alert for Nov. 17, 2014

Here’s a WKU winter weather alert for Monday (Nov. 17): WKU Owensboro will open at 11 a.m. Monday (Nov. 17) because of snow. Please use caution and best judgment when traveling. For updates, visit www.wku.edu, www.wku.edu/news or follow WKU News on Twitter @wkunews or Facebook at www.facebook.com/WKUNews More: Winter weather communication plan  

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Parking information for WKU basketball

Here’s a reminder from WKU Parking & Transportation about parking for WKU basketball games Friday and Saturday (Nov. 14-15): Lady Toppers vs. Central Arkansas: 7 p.m. Nov. 14 Women’s Basketball Parking Map Paid public parking will be available in PS1 & PS2 for $8. 2014-15 Lady Topper Basketball Schedule Hilltoppers vs. Austin Peay: 4 p.m. […]

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Parking/traffic information for WKU football vs. Army on Nov. 15

The WKU football team meets Army at 11 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 15) at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium. The game will air on the CBS Sports Network and the Hilltopper IMG Radio Network. Military Appreciation Day Fans are encouraged to be in their seats by 10:30 a.m. for a pregame appearance by the Golden Knights, the […]

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Winners announced in 2014 Jim Wayne Miller writing contest

The winners and finalists of the 2014 Jim Wayne Miller Celebration of Writing Contest at WKU have been announced. Derek Ellis of Owenton received first place for John Lennon: A Day in the Rye. Bryna Sims of Louisville placed second with A Letter to Anorexia. Holli Frye of Bowling Green finished third with Star-Spangled Sex. […]

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